25 May 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements 25th May 2008 - Corpus Christi


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 24th May   @   11am   -   (A) Delia Burke
Saturday 24th May   @   8pm   -   (A) Pakie Glynn
Sunday 25th May   @   11am   -   (A) Sean Ryan
Monday 26th May   @   8.30am   -    
Tuesday 27th May   @   8.30am   -    
Wednesday 28th May   @   8.30am   -   (A) William Rourke
Thursday 29th May   @   7.30pm   -   (A) Patrick & Bridget Treacy
Friday 30th May   @   7.30pm   -   (MM) Michael Cooney
Saturday 31st May   @   11am   -   (A) Pat & Bridget Stankard
Saturday 31st May   @   8pm   -   (A) Paddy & Annie Madden

Sunday 1st June

  @   11am   -   (A) May Couser



Sat/Sun 24th -25th May

8pm: Kathleen Hughes



Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/Sun 24th -25th May

8pm: (V) Catherine Dillon,Tony McNamara Martin Carty

11am: Phil Coleman,Mary Mitchell,Majella Lewis

Please Note:  If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute.


Alter Servers:

Sat/Sun 24th 25th May

8pm (V) Team (1) R.Broderick,E.Robinson,S.Rooney,N.Hackett

11am: Team (4) K.Gibbons,D.Farrell,C.Horrigan,N.Brogan



Deut 11:18, 26-28, 32. Ps30. Rom 3:21-25, 28. Mt 7:21,27.


Feast of the Sacred Heart:

Friday 30th May. Novena to St. Padre Pio


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock:

This Sun 25th May. Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm Followed by mass and the rosary procession.

We will be joined by Galway and Armagh Dioceses and the Knights of Columbanus on the day.


Priests Summer Collection:

Will be taken up at all masses next weekend.


First Holy Communion- Gortanumera:

Congratulations to the boys who made their 1St Eucharist last weekend.

To parents, teachers, family and friends: Thank you for the support of your faith and example to the young people.


Corpus Christi Procession:

The procession will take place on Sun 1st June immediately after 11am mass.

We encourage every home in the parish to be represented and to take part in the procession with your family.

We are grateful to all who prepare the route for the Procession: House- Alters, Buntings, Altar in the Square and all who help out.


The Route of Procession:

Out the main gate of the church, turn left, 1st left in to the Square around Dunkellin Tce, turn left at St. Brendan’s Rd, down lower St. Brendan’s Rd, Turn left down St. Brendan’s St, turn left at main gate of the church and assemble in front of the Sacred Heart Statue.


Order of Procession:

The Cross
First Holy Communion children with their parents and families (not as a separate group)
Confirmation Children with their parents and families (not as a separate group)
Families and Adults of the parish
Canopy: Blessed Sacrament


Thanks for your co-operation.


Fr. Brendan Lawless P.P

T: 090-9741092, Mob. 087-2622076, Dunkellin Terrace, Email: brendanlawless@gaelic.ie

Fr.Abe Kennedy

T: 090-9741188, Mob. 086-1060811, Clonfert Ave
Emergency Number

T: 090-9749100, Mob. 087-2997956


Church of the Ascension Gortanumera

Sunday 25th May   @   9:30am   -   (1st Anv) Angie Gohery

Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 1st June   @   9:30am   -   P.I.


Reader: Paul Royston

Portumna & District Active Retirement Assoc:

For the Beltane festival we have an art exhibition on display in the library  on Wed 28th May at 7pm. Launch of art and D.V.D. Cheese and wine reception. All welcome to attend.


G.A.A Cul Camp:

Registration on Tue 27th May from 5.45pm to 6.30pm in the G.A.A pitch.


Kiltormer Band:

In the Shannon Oaks Hotel, Portumna on bank holiday weekend Friday 30th May at 9pm. Adm: €5 and all are welcome. Draw for scouts “ Super Draw “ will also take place on the night. Proceeds towards 10th Galway Portumna Scout Group. Please support.


Community Forum: Drugs & Alcohol:

Public meeting to provide information on Drugs & Alcohol  Misuse and the services which are available to the Community. Venue: The Shannon Oaks Hotel, Portumna on the 26th May from 7pm to 9pm. Speakers: David Parslow/ Sue Redmond. Western Region Drugs Task Force. Kevin Gately-An Garda Siochana. Emer Dalton- Counsellor, Western Area. Drugs Service Details: Teresa Dermody, Na Calai 090-9741887.


Portumna Social Services Day Care Centre Annual Silver Circle Draw:

Will be taking Place over the next few weeks. There will be promoters in your area. Please support for The small sum of €10 you have five chances each week over a five week period to win a Small amount of money and you will be supporting a very good local amenity.


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